DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Copy of RSA ID document/Passport
  • Copy of valid RSA driver’s license (EB or EC) with no endorsements
  • Proof of residence (not older than 3 months)
  • Copy of the towing vehicle’s registration papers
  • Copy of confirmation of booking at destination

     (Please note that we cannot allow you to tow one of our caravans without a code EB or EC driver’s license)

RENTAL DURATION

The minimum rental period is as follow:

  • 3 days Monday to Thursday
  • 3 days (Long weekends excluded)
  • 4 days over long weekends.
  • 5 days over the Easter period.
  • 10 days over the June school holiday period
  • 14 days over the December/January holiday period

Regardless of the time of collection, the day of collection is counted as day one.

Return after 12:00 will incur an additional day’s charge.

Collection and return dates and time must be arranged when the booking is made.

If the caravan is returned dirty and need cleaning or if repairs is required, each non-rentable day will be regarded as a late return and charged accordingly.

PAYMENT OF RENTAL FEES AND BOOKING CONFIRMATION DEPOSITS

A deposit equal to 50% of the calculated rental fee and deposit is payable to confirm the booking. 

Due to the high demand of our caravans, and the fact that we are not always informed when a quotation is not excepted, quotations for the rental of a specific caravan(s) might be given to more than one person at the time. The caravan will be allocated to the first person who accept the quotation and pay the required deposit.  Any late deposits will be refunded or arrangements made for alternative caravans if available.

The balance outstanding is payable in full 7 days prior to collection date for out of season rental.  The booking will be deemed as cancelled if failing to make such payment within the said time frame.

The balance outstanding is payable in full 7 days prior to collection date for out of season rental.  The booking will be deemed as cancelled if failing to make such payment within the said time frame.

For in season and long weekend rental the balance outstanding is payable in full 21 days prior to collection date.  The booking will be deemed as cancelled if failing to make such payment within the said time frame.

Accepted forms of payment is cash or electronic fund transfer (EFT).  No cheque or credit card payments.

Banking details for payment is:

Account Name: P J Booyens
Account type: Savings
Bank: Nedbank Ltd
Branch Name: Lynridge Mall
Branch Code: 16 18 45
Account Number: 261 8022 319

E-mail proof of payment to:  bye@bye-the-way.co.za

CANCELATION FEES AND BOOKING CONFIRMATION DEPOSITS

For cancellation more than 45 days in advance an administration fee of R 250.00 will be levied.

50% of deposit will be charged for cancellations between 21 and 45 days.

75 % of deposit will be charged for cancellations between 15 and 21 days.

No refunds for cancellations less than 14 days in advance or “no shows”.

No refunds for cancellations before a school holiday or a long weekend.

No refund should the caravan be being returned early for any reason whatsoever.

In the event of unforeseen circumstances where a booking was confirmed and the caravan or an acceptable alternative is not available the full amount paid by the Lessee will be refunded.

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

The caravan my not be taken outside the borders of South Africa.

The caravan is not permitted on restricted roads or dirt and gravel roads.  Check with the owner if unsure.

A code EB or EC driver’s license is required to tow one of our caravans.

WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

It is the responsibility of the hirer not to overload the caravan.

Damages incurred due to overloading will be recovered from the hirer.

ROAD TRAFFIC ACT

The hirer must ensure that his vehicle / trailer or caravan towing combination is correct in terms of the Road Traffic Act

A code EB or EC driver’s license is required to tow one of our caravans.

Section 151 of the Road Traffic Act stipulates that the Gross Vehicle Mass of the trailer without parking brakes and being 750kg or less is limited to half the tare of the drawing vehicle.

The GVM of a trailer with overrun brakes and being more than 750kg but less than 3500kg the GVM may not exceed the tare of the drawing vehicle.

TRAFFIC INFRINGEMENTS

The hirer will be charged for any traffic fines incurred while the unit was in possession of the hirer.

The owner reserves the right to charge the hirer for any additional administrative or other costs.

NOT PERMITTED

It is not permitted to transport any person in the caravan.

It is not permitted to keep or transport any animal in the caravan.

No bicycles or any other loose goods are allowed to be packed and transported in the caravan.

It is not permitted to smoke or light a candle in the caravan or tent. Smoking or lighting a candle in the caravan or tent might result in a fine of R 2 000.00 be levied and deducted from the deposit.

Driving on restricted roads

CLEANING THE CARAVAN

The caravan will be clean on collection and we require that the caravan be clean on return.

A cleaning fee of R 1 000.00 will be levied for returning a dirty caravan.

INSURANCE

The caravan is comprehensively insured for use within the borders of South Africa only.

A damage excess as agreed or quoted will be charged.

The lessee must disclose losses, incidents and accidents in full on return of the caravan.

The Lessee remains liable for any loss or damage incurred if the insurance company fail to compensate the owner in full for losses due to actions of the hirer.

The Lessee will be liable for any damage to the caravan (including losses incurred due to the caravan being unavailable for rental whilst being repaired or replaced) or third-party vehicle or property if:

  • The terms and conditions of the rental agreement are breached
  • Fire damage is caused through negligence
  • Water submersion or salt water damage is caused
  • Driving on restricted roads
  • Driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol
  • Damage to the caravan is caused by careless, wilful or reckless driving
  • Any other behaviour that would constitute a crime under South African Law.

ACCIDENTS

If the caravan is involved in an accident that deem the caravan not to be towable or useable, and the incident is not because of the negligence of the hirer, the contract will be deemed cancelled from that time onwards and the hirer will be refunded for the remainder of the contract.

Should the accident be the result of negligence of the hirer, the contract will be cancelled and no refund for early termination of the contract will apply.

The hirer will be responsible for the recovery and transport of the accident damaged caravan to the premises of the owner.

DAMAGE DEPOSIT

A refundable damage deposit will be levied for each rental.

The cost to repair damages or replacing lost items on return of the caravan will be recovered against the deposit.  

To allow for a proper assessment/inspection of the caravan the damage deposit will be refunded within three (3) working days of returning the caravan.

Should the damage deposit be insufficient to cover the loss, the hirer will be liable for the difference.

Damage deposits will be refunded by Electronic Transfer (EFT) into the nominated bank account of the hirer.  No cash refunds will be done.

GENERAL

If anything on the inventory list gets broken or missing, a new full set will be bought, and the cost will be recovered from the deposit and if not sufficient the balance will be claimed from the Lessee.

The Lessee will be responsible for damage to tyres, rims and jockey wheels.

Any repairs to the caravan need to be approved by the owner prior to commencement of such repairs.

On collection of the caravan the fridge will be cold.  The owner is not liable for fridge failure whilst you are away.  Erratic power supply and road conditions are possible causes for failure over which the owner do not have any control.

On collection of the caravan the air conditioner (where fitted) will be functional. The owner is not liable for failure whilst you are away.  Erratic power supply and road conditions are possible causes for failure over which the owner do not have any control.

The owner is not liable for leaks in the caravan or tent.  The caravan is serviced regularly and sealed when required.

PROOF OF AMOUNTS DUE

A certificate or statement signed by the owner or a representative of the owner whose capacity and authority need not to be proved is prima facie proof of the matter of evidence stated therein regarding any amount owing by the hirer and the finance charge rate and administrative fees applicable.

JURISDICTION

The hirer hereby consents to the jurisdiction of the Magistrate’s Court having jurisdiction over his person in respect of all legal proceeding connected with this agreement, notwithstanding that the matter in dispute exceeds the courts jurisdiction.  Notwithstanding the foregoing the owner shall be entitled to institute proceedings against the hirer in the division of the High Court having the jurisdiction in the matter.

DOMICILIUM

The owner chooses as its domicilium et executandi for all purposes under this agreement, whether in respect of court process, notice, or other documents or communication of any nature whatsoever, the address stated in the Caravan Rental Agreement.

The hirer chooses as its domicilium et executandi for all purposes under this agreement, whether in respect of court process, notice, or other documents or communication of any nature whatsoever, the address stated in the Caravan Rental Agreement.

LAW TO APPLY

This agreement is in all aspects governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.

INDEMNITY

The signatory on behalf of the hirer and in his personal capacity hereby acknowledges the fact that the subsequent towing or use of a caravan rented in terms hereof may be hazardous and/or involve dangers with regards to this activity or associated activities and hereby on behalf of myself/hirer, my/its heirs, administrators or assigns hereby indemnify and hold harmless the owner and/or his agents, employees and/or his tour operators/organizers from any liability or damages or delays or inconvenience or accident or any cause arising whatsoever.

ACCEPTANCE FORM

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